University at Buffalo

Amy L. Reynolds

Amy L. Reynolds

Director, Director of Training, Combined Doctoral Program in Counseling Psychology/School Psychology (APA accredited program)

Associate Professor 10 Months

COUNSELING, SCHOOL AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY


Specialty/Research Focus

Diversity; Higher Education; Race, Inequality, and Education; Leadership Training; Mental Health

Contact Information
409 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Phone: (716) 645-1112
alr24@buffalo.edu


Education and Training:
  • Ph.D., The Ohio State University (1988)
  • M.A., The Ohio State University (1984)
  • B.S., Miami University (1982)
Awards and Honors:
  • Diamond Honoree; Diamond Honoree recipients are recognized for their outstanding and sustained contributions to higher education and to student affairs.; American College Personnel Association, College Student Educators International; 2017-03-28;
  • STAR Faculty Award for Service; SE Faculty 4 S.T.A.R. Awards were established by GSE’s Executive Committee (2014-2015) to help recognize the excellent work of our faculty in all the ways they contribute to GSE’s mission expressed through Service, Teaching, Advising, and Research. The purpose of the GSE Faculty 4 STAR Awards is to recognize individual faculty excellence in each of these four areas so critical to GSE’s mission using, GSE workload guidelines, contributions to UB 2020, and the Envisioning themes.; Graduate School of Education, University at Buffalo; 2016-05-04;
  • Fellow; Fellow status is an honor bestowed upon APA members who have shown evidence of unusual and outstanding contributions or performance in the field of psychology. Fellow status requires that a person's work has had a national impact on the field of psychology beyond a local, state or regional level. A high level of competence or steady and continuing contributions are not sufficient to warrant fellow status. National impact must be demonstrated.; American Psychological Association, Division 17; 2015-04-30;
Grants:
Contract:
  • Trainer for Cultural Competence, Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Competition: Behavioral Health-focused Inter-professional Education and Practice for Graduate Students in Integrated Care Setting.; Local; Health Resources and Services Administration; Awarded; (-)
Publications:
Book or Monograph:
  • Pope, R. L., Reynolds, A. L., & Mueller, J. A. (2014). Creating multicultural change on campus. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Journal Article:
  • Altabef, D. L., Meier, S. T., DeLucia, J., & Reynolds, A. L. (2017). Therapist response to a distressed client: Differences in active listening and changes in negative affect. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 0, 1-6.
  • Dipeolu, A., Cook-Cottone, C., Lee, G., Donnelly, J. P., Janikowski, T. J., Reynolds, A. L., & Boling, T. (2016). A concept map of campers’ perceptions of camp experience: Implications for the practice of family counseling. The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 1-8. doi: 10.1177/1066480716628566
  • Reynolds, A. L. (2016). Planting a forest: The legacy of Louise Douce. The Counseling Psychologist. 44, 1-20. doi: 10.1177/0011000016640602
  • Reynolds, A. L., & Altabef, D. (2015). Addressing helping competencies in student affairs: Analysis of helping skills course syllabi. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 52, 1-12. doi: 10.11080/19496591
Book Chapter:
  • Pope, R. L., & Reynolds, A. L. (2017). Multidimensional identity model revisited: Implications for student affairs. In C. Wijeyesinghe (Ed.), Enacting intersectionality in student affairs: New Directions for Student Services, No, 157 (pp. 15-24). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Reynolds, A. L. (2017). Counseling and helping skills. In J. Schuh, S. Jones, & V. Torres (Eds.), Student Services: A handbook for the profession (6th ed.) (pp. 452-465). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Reynolds, A. L., & Mitchell, S. (2017). Counseling emerging adult women. In M. Kopola & M. Keitel (Eds.), Handbook of counseling women (2nd ed.) (pp. 170-181). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Reynolds, A. L., & Singh, A. A. (2017). Counseling issues for Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer women. In M. Kopola & M. Keitel (Eds.), Handbook of counseling women (2nd ed.) (pp. 275-289). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Reynolds, A. L. (2016). Addressing the needs of LGBTQ youth: A counseling imperative. In J. Ponterotto, M. Casas, L. Suzuki, & C. Alexander (Eds.), Handbook of multicultural counseling (4th ed.) (pp. 385-393). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Presentations:
Conferences:
  • Johnson, M. J.., & Reynolds, A. L. (2018, February). Factors influencing academic success among African American college women: The impact of African American acculturation and religiosity. Poster session at the 35th Annual Winter Roundtable on Cultural Psychology and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY.;
  • Mitchell, S., Reynolds, A. L., & Jeong, J. (2017, June). Counselors’ Perspectives: The Impact of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election on College Student Mental Health. Symposium at the College Counseling Centers of New York Conference, Brockport, NY.;
  • Jones, S. R., Pope, R. L., Reynolds, A. L., & Wijeyesinghe, C. L. (2017, March). Four scholars dialogue about our evolution in thinking about identity. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American College Personnel Association, Columbus, OH.;
  • Mitchell, S., Reynolds, A. L., Jiang, J., & Meija, K. (2017, June). The political is personal. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Counseling Centers of New York Conference, Buffalo, NY.;
  • Reynolds, A. L., Ciftci, A., Imani, A., Burdine, K., & Koch, J. (2017, January). Multicultural competence of faculty: Moving forward or losing ground? Roundtable at the National Multicultural Conference and Summit, Portland, OR.;
  • Flash, L. J., Mueller, J. A., Pope, R. L., & Reynolds, A. L. (2016, March). Initiating and sustaining multicultural change: Lessons and strategies. Symposium at the annual meeting of the American College Personnel Association, Montreal, Quebec.Psychology in Action: Future Opportunities and Challenges), Atlanta, GA.;
  • Koch, J. M., Reynolds, A. L., Inman, A., Ciftci, A., Heesacker, M., & Burdine, K. (2015, August). Do what I say, not what I do: A discussion of faculty multicultural competence. Panel discussion at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association Conference, Toronto, ON.;
  • Reynolds, A. L., Del Pilar Grazioso, M., Jimenez, T., Cervantes, J., Da Silva, J., Contreras, M. P., Fromm Reed, S., Singh, A., & Jimenez, J. (2015, August). Critical issues facing youth in crisis from prevention, advocacy, and intervention perspectives. Symposium at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association Conference, Toronto, ON.;
  • Reynolds, A. L., Ecklund, T., & Fish, J. (2015, August). Race related stress, academic motivation, cultural congruity, acculturation, and resilience of Native American students. Poster session at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.;
Invited Lectures:
  • Pope, R. L., & Reynolds, A. L. (2017, June). Understanding and combatting racism. Invited presentation at Sisters of St. Francis Annual Meeting, Stella Niagara, NY.;
  • Renninger, S., & Reynolds, A. L. (2018, March). Navigating the turbulent waters of competency, remediation, and due process. Invited presentation at the annual meeting of the Council of Counseling Psychology Training Programs, San Antonio, TX.;
  • Reynolds, A. L., & Pope, R. L. (2018, May). Developing multicultural competence for inclusion and social justice. Invited presentation at the annual meeting of the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE), New Orleans, LA.;
  • Reynolds, A. L., & Worthington, R. L. (2018, May). Responding to hate-based threats and bias on campus. Invited presentation at University of Maryland at College Park, College Park, MD.;
  • Reynolds, A. L., Pope, R. L., & Jones, S. R. (2018, May). The promises and complexities of integrating intersectionality into pedagogy, classroom teaching, and our responses to classroom dynamics. Invited presentation at the annual meeting of the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE), New Orleans, LA.;
  • Reynolds, A. L. (2016, September). Creating a diverse campus – making a difference in the lives of ALL students. Invited presentation at Ball State University, Educating a Diverse Nation. Muncie, IN.;
  • Reynolds, A. L. (2014, June). Creating multicultural counseling centers. Invited presentation at the College Counseling Centers of New York Annual Conference, SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY.;
Activities:
Editorial and Review:
  • Journal of Diversity in Higher Education
    06/01/2016-06/29/2018
  • Consulting Editor, Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity
    06/01/2016-06/29/2018
Professional Service:
  • Member, Advisory Council of the Vice President for Diversity and the Public Interest (VPDPI) of the Society of Counseling Psychology, Division 17, American Psychological Association
    05/21/2018-08/11/2019
  • Secretary and Executive Board Member, Division 17, Society of Counseling Psychology, American Psychological Association
    08/07/2017-08/12/2018
  • Member, Leona Tyler (LT) Award Review Committee, Society of Counseling Psychology, Division 17, American Psychological Association
    05/01/2017-05/21/2018
  • Member, Presidential Special Task Group on Ethics for the Society of Counseling Psychology, Division 17, American Psychological Association
    02/01/2017-06/11/2017
  • Site Visitor, American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    08/08/2016-06/29/2018
  • Member, Subcommittee on Social Action, Society of Counseling Psychology, Division 17, American Psychological Association
    08/08/2016-06/11/2017
  • Secretary and Executive Board Member, Council of Counseling Psychology Training Programs
    06/01/2015-08/11/2018
  • Program Co-Chair, Society of Counseling Psychology, Division 17, American Psychological Association
    06/03/2013-08/09/2015
  • Program Reviewer, Program Committee, American Psychological Association, Division 17
    06/03/2002-05/31/2018
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    Contact Information

    409 Baldy Hall
    North Campus
    Phone: (716) 645-1112
    alr24@buffalo.edu